History

Ip Man
8.0

Ip Man

Dec. 12, 2008

Ip Man

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events ...
Defiance
7.2

Defiance

Dec. 31, 2008

Defiance

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the ...
Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front
6.7

Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front

Molly is a girl living in the year 1944 and WWII has brought many changes to Molly’s life. An English girl comes to live with Molly’s ...
Flyboys
6.5

Flyboys

Sep. 22, 2006

Flyboys

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and ...
Flags of Our Fathers
7.1

Flags of Our Fathers

Oct. 18, 2006

Flags of Our Fathers

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is ...
Glory Road
7.2

Glory Road

Jan. 13, 2006

Glory Road

In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
Joyeux Noel
7.7

Joyeux Noel

Nov. 09, 2005

Joyeux Noel

France, 1914, during World War I. On Christmas Eve, an extraordinary event takes place in the bloody no man’s land that the French and the ...
Munich
7.5

Munich

Dec. 23, 2005

Munich

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black ...
Memoirs of a Geisha
7.4

Memoirs of a Geisha

Dec. 06, 2005

Memoirs of a Geisha

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a ...
Cinderella Man
8.0

Cinderella Man

Jun. 02, 2005

Cinderella Man

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of ...
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
7.6

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

True story of Germany’s most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous ...
King Arthur
6.3

King Arthur

Jul. 07, 2004

King Arthur

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the ...
Hotel Rwanda
8.1

Hotel Rwanda

Sep. 11, 2004

Hotel Rwanda

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly ...
Downfall
8.2

Downfall

Sep. 08, 2004

Downfall

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force ...
The Alamo
6.0

The Alamo

Apr. 07, 2004

The Alamo

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna’s ...
Miracle
7.5

Miracle

Feb. 06, 2004

Miracle

When college coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, he brings a unique and brash style to the ice. ...
The Fog of War
8.1

The Fog of War

Dec. 09, 2003

The Fog of War

Using archival footage, United States Cabinet conversation recordings, and an interview of the 85-year-old Robert McNamara, THE FOG OF WAR ...
Cold Mountain
7.2

Cold Mountain

Dec. 24, 2003

Cold Mountain

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman ...
The Last Samurai
7.7

The Last Samurai

Dec. 05, 2003

The Last Samurai

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai ...
Julius Caesar
6.6

Julius Caesar

Dec. 27, 2002

Julius Caesar

Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become ...
We Were Soldiers
7.2

We Were Soldiers

Mar. 01, 2002

We Were Soldiers

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Hero
7.9

Hero

Dec. 19, 2002

Hero

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Gangs of New York
7.5

Gangs of New York

Dec. 14, 2002

Gangs of New York

It’s 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic ...
The Importance of Being Earnest
6.8

The Importance of Being Earnest

Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym (“Ernest”) on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love ...
Rabbit-Proof Fence
7.4

Rabbit-Proof Fence

Feb. 04, 2002

Rabbit-Proof Fence

In 1931, three Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a trek across the Outback.
No Man’s Land
7.9

No Man’s Land

Sep. 08, 2001

No Man’s Land

Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ...
Pearl Harbor
6.2

Pearl Harbor

May. 21, 2001

Pearl Harbor

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a ...
Enemy at the Gates
7.6

Enemy at the Gates

Mar. 14, 2001

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the ...
Black Hawk Down
7.7

Black Hawk Down

Dec. 28, 2001

Black Hawk Down

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, ...
Conspiracy
7.7

Conspiracy

May. 19, 2001

Conspiracy

The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the “Final ...
The Patriot
7.2

The Patriot

Jun. 28, 2000

The Patriot

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring ...
Rules of Engagement
6.4

Rules of Engagement

Apr. 07, 2000

Rules of Engagement

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his ...
The Thin Red Line
7.6

The Thin Red Line

Dec. 25, 1998

The Thin Red Line

Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who ...
Shakespeare in Love
7.1

Shakespeare in Love

Dec. 11, 1998

Shakespeare in Love

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even ...
Saving Private Ryan
8.6

Saving Private Ryan

Jul. 24, 1998

Saving Private Ryan

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger ...
Seven Years in Tibet
7.1

Seven Years in Tibet

Sep. 12, 1997

Seven Years in Tibet

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks ...
Braveheart
8.3

Braveheart

May. 24, 1995

Braveheart

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English ...
Apollo 13
7.6

Apollo 13

Jun. 30, 1995

Apollo 13

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, ...